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The 10 Conditions of Love
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directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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30 Minuts, Transitioning: Transgender Children
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directed by Roser Oliver, fl. 2001-2016 and Lluís Montserrat, 1962-; produced by Jessica Montaner, fl. 2013, Televisió de Catalunya, in 30 Minuts (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2016), 52 mins

"Hi, I’m David. I’m 6. When I was born they thought I was a girl, but the doctors were wrong and I was a boy." David is part of the new trans generation of people assigned the wrong sex at birth who chose to make the transition very early. For the first four years of his life, David was known as Sara. But for...

directed by Roser Oliver, fl. 2001-2016 and Lluís Montserrat, 1962-; produced by Jessica Montaner, fl. 2013, Televisió de Catalunya, in 30 Minuts (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2016), 52 mins
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37 Stories About Leaving Home
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directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
This fascinating experimental documentary examines the relationships between grandmothers, mothers and daughters in Japan. Interwoven throughout the interviews with these women is a folk tale about a mother who rescues her daughter from an evil ogre who had kidnapped her. Insightful and entertaining, this innovati...
directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
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40 Years Later: Our People
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directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
In the 40 Years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how far have African Americans advanced in American society? This film touches on the socioeconomic status of Blacks in America, the election of Barack Obama and explores the question "does racism still exist?"
directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
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62 Years and 6500 Miles Between
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
Amidst the political upheavals of a nation and the world, the filmmaker navigates cultural, geographical and linguistic distances in search of wisdom and hope from her 100 year-old Taiwanese activist grandmother (Ama). Artist Statement. 62 YEARS AND 6,500 MILES BETWEEN explores the discovery of my grandmother’s...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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216 Beach Walk, Waikiki
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directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
The film's title, 216 Beach Walk, Waikiki (2018, 30mins), refers to the former address of author Jack London during his period in Hawaii in 1915-16 when he was stimulating interest in the islands through his writings. By chance, the same location is now the back door of Trump Int’l Hotel Waikiki. In the film, hi...
directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
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300 Miles to Freedom
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directed by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014; produced by W&B Productions (Syracuse, NY: W&B Productions, 2011), 34 mins
On June 4, 1844, John W. Jones and four of his companions headed north. They were fugitive slaves who escaped bondage in Leesburg, Virginia. 300 Miles to Freedom chronicles John W Jones’ journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad and his remarkable life as a free man in Elmira, New York. When John arrived...
directed by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014; produced by W&B Productions (Syracuse, NY: W&B Productions, 2011), 34 mins
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Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili'uokalani. The event w...
directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
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Adam Abdul Hakeem: One Who Survived
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produced by Thalia Drori (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
Twenty-year-old Adam Abdul Hakeem was the first person in American judicial history to be found innocent by reason of self defense in a police shooting case. This gripping documentary tells the story of Hakeem, (formerly named Larry Davis), who tried to extricate himself from a police-run drug ring in which he had...
produced by Thalia Drori (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
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